Alphabetical Faculty Directory
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SANFORD I. BERNSTEIN

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Ph.D., Wesleyan University (1979). Professor of Biology. Molecular analysis of gene expression during Drosophila muscle development; molecular and ultrastructural defects of Drosophila muscle mutants; function of muscle proteins isoforms; mechanism of alternative RNA splicing.

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SANFORD I. BERNSTEIN
RICHARD BIZZOCO

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Ph.D., Indiana University (1972). Professor of Biology. Discovery/isolation of new Archaea; membrane fusion in single cell algae.

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RICHARD BIZZOCO
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KELLY S. DORAN

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Ph.D., University of California, San Diego (1998). Assistant Professor of Biology. Host-Pathogen interactions.  Molecular mechanisms of host cell invasion by bacterial pathogens and characterization of the host innate immune response during disease progression. 

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KELLY S. DORAN
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ROBERT EDWARDS

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Ph.D. University of Sussex, England (1994). Assistant Professor of Computer Science. Annotation of microbial genomes; bioinformatics of random community genomes (metagenomes).

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ROBERT EDWARDS
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RALPH FEUER

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Ph.D., University of Nevada, Reno (1999). Assistant Professor of Biology. Autoimmune diseases associated with a previous viral infection. Mechanisms of enteroviral persistence and pathogenesis. Susceptibility of stem cells to virus infection and coxsackievirus-associated neonatal disease.

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RALPH FEUER
TERRENCE G. FREY

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Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles (1975). Professor of Biology. Structure of biological macromolecules and macromolecular assemblies; membranes and membrane proteins; bioenergetics; electron microscopy; image processing. Faculty Page

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TERRENCE G. FREY
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CHRISTOPHER GLEMBOTSKI

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Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles (1979). Associate Dean of the Graduate Division and Professor of Biology. Regulation of cardiac-specific gene expression; mechanisms of cardiac myocyte derived hormone secretion.

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CHRISTOPHER GLEMBOTSKI
ROBERTA A. GOTTLIEB

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M.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (1984). Professor of Biology, and Director of the BioScience Center. Myocardial ischemia and programmed cell death; mitochondrial alterations,bioenergetics, autophagy, calpains; role of cytochrome P450 monooxygenases in ischemia/reperfusion injury; studies at the organismal, isolated organ, primary cells, and molecular levels; live cell fluorescence microscopy, TAT-mediated protein transduction.

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ROBERTA A. GOTTLIEB
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GREG L. HARRIS

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Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (1981). Professor of Biology. Molecular and physiological analysis of phototransduction in Drosophila; biophysical analysis of ion channel function; isolation of neuron- specific genes.

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GREG L. HARRIS
TOM HUXFORD

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Ph.D., University of California, San Diego (2001). Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry. Structural biology of proteins and protein complexes involved in signaling to NF-kappaB.

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TOM HUXFORD
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SCOTT T. KELLEY

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Ph.D., University of Colorado (1998). Assistant Professor of Biology. Phylogenetic approaches to RNA structure prediction, DNA and protein motif pattern recognition, and genome sequence analysis. Molecular systematics studies of insect and microbial communities.

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SCOTT T. KELLEY
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DAVID A. LIPSON

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Ph.D., University of Colorado (1998). Assistant Professor of Biology. Soil microbial ecology; plant-microbe interactions; biogeochemistry; linking microbial diversity to ecosystem processes.

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DAVID A. LIPSON
JOHN LOVE

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Ph.D., University of California, San Diego (1998). Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Protein Engineering: Driving novel protein/protein associations by computational and experimental design.

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JOHN LOVE
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STANLEY MALOY

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Ph.D. University of California, Irvine (1981). Dean, College of Sciences and Professor of Biology. Research focuses on Salmonella, using a combination of genetic, molecular, biochemical, and genomic approaches to answer questions about general biological processes, and questions that relate to the evolution of pathogenesis.

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STANLEY MALOY
KATHLEEN MCGUIRE

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Ph.D., University of Texas Southwestern Medical School (1985). Professor of Biology. Human Immunology: immune responses to cancer and vaccine development.

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KATHLEEN MCGUIRE
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PAUL J. PAOLINI

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Ph.D., University of California, Davis (1968). Professor of Biology. Physiology and mechanics of cardiac and skeletal muscle cells: biophysical methods, including video-enhanced and automated light microscopy, optic diffractometry, digital image analysis and x-ray microscopy; muscle cell ultrastructure; computer applications to biological research.

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PAUL J. PAOLINI
JACQUES PERRAULT

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Ph.D., University of California, San Diego (1972). Professor of Biology. Molecular genetics of eukaryotic RNA viruses; gene expression in vesicular stomatitis virus and measles virus; defective interfering virus particles and virus persistence; evolution of RNA viruses. MS and PhD student mentor.

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JACQUES PERRAULT
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FOREST ROHWER

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PhD. San Diego State University. (1997). Associate Professor of Biology. Genomic analysis of marine phage, opportunistic infections and coral disease, diversity of coral-associated bacteria.

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FOREST ROHWER
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THOMAS SCOTT

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Ph.D., Duke University (1970). Vice President for Research, Graduate and Research Affairs and Professor of Psychology. Neural coding of taste activity and the neural bases of eating and reward, using single neuron recording techniques to investigate the nature of the neural code by which taste stimuli are identified in rodents and primates.

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THOMAS SCOTT
ANCA SEGALL

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Ph.D., University of Utah (1987). Professor of Biology. DNA recombination and chromosome structure.

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ANCA SEGALL
WILLIAM E. STUMPH

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Ph.D., California Institute of Technology (1979). Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Regulation of transcription in eukaryotic cells; characterization of genes encoding the small nuclear RNAs U1, U2, and U4; identification and characterization of cis-acting and trans-acting factors; sequence-specific protein-DNA interactions and assembly of the transcriptional complex.

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WILLIAM E. STUMPH
MARK A. SUSSMAN

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Ph.D., University of Southern California (1989). Professor of Biology. Mechanisms which regulate the assembly, organization, and degeneration of myofibrils. In addition to these studies of myofibril structure in the myocardium, my research also extends to examination of focal adhesion complex regulation, apoptotic signaling in heart failure, and the potentiation of stem cells to retard cardiac aging. MS and PhD student mentor.

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MARK A. SUSSMAN
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CONSTANTINE D. TSOUKAS

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Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco (1975). Professor of Biology. Proteins involved in differentiation and function of lymphocytes with special emphasis on human T-cells and thymocytes; use of monoclonal antibodies and hybridization techniques to study T-cell development.

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CONSTANTINE D. TSOUKAS
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PETER van der GEER

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Ph.D., University of Amsterdam (1993). Assistant Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry. Molecular, biological and biochemical analysis of signal transduction by protein-tyrosine kinases.

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PETER van der GEER
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ELIZABETH WATERS

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Ph.D. Washington University (1993). Assistant Professor of Biology. Plant evolution. The origin of Land Plants. Molecular evolution

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ELIZABETH WATERS
ROLAND WOLKOWICZ

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PhD. The Weizmann Institute of Science (1998). Assistant Professor of Biology. Use of random peptide libraries and other chemical genetics approaches for the study of viral pathogenesis and the search of antiviral factors. Main focus on HIV-1.

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ROLAND WOLKOWICZ
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RICARDO M. ZAYAS

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Ph.D. Tufts University (2003). Assistant Professor of Biology. Stem cell biology. Molecular mechanisms underlying regeneration of the nervous system in planarians. Email.

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RICARDO M. ZAYAS
ROBERT W. ZELLER

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Ph.D., California Institute of Technology, 1995. Associate Professor of Biology. The developmental biology of ascidians; the evolution of developmental gene regulatory networks in primitive chordates.

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ROBERT W. ZELLER